REVEALED: THE LEWISHAM SCHOOLS STILL FACING CUTS DESPITE BORIS JOHNSON’S CLAIMS OF EDUCATION FUNDING

20 November, 2019

REVEALED: THE LEWISHAM SCHOOLS STILL FACING CUTS DESPITE BORIS JOHNSON’S CLAIMS OF EDUCATION FUNDING

Lib Dem candidate for Lewisham West & Penge Alex Feakes has accused the Prime Minister of hypocrisy on education as new figures reveal how virtually half of the schools in Lewisham constituencies are facing real terms cuts or standstill funding in the coming year.

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Lib Dems: A&E waiting time figures in Lewisham show Tories' "dismal record" on NHS

15 November, 2019

Lib Dems: A&E waiting time figures in Lewisham show Tories'

Only 83% of patients arriving at A&E in south east London were treated or admitted within four hours in October 2019, according to damning figures published today by NHS England.

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Lib Dem Government will double spending on youth services in Lewisham to £11m

13 November, 2019

The Liberal Democrats have today announced they would more than double spending on youth services in Lewisham to £11 million to help tackle rising levels of knife crime. This would form part of a total ring-fenced fund of £500 million for local authorities across England to spend on youth service...

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Thousands of EU nationals in Lewisham being left in legal limbo, say Lewisham Lib Dems

09 November, 2019

Thousands of EU nationals in Lewisham being left in legal limbo, say Lewisham Lib Dems

Thousands of EU nationals living in Lewisham have not been offered permanent residency in the UK, official figures just released reveal. The Liberal Democrats have accused the government of leaving local families from the EU in “legal limbo” and throwing people’s lives into uncertainty. Of the 20...

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New Lib Dem candidate for Lewisham East

07 November, 2019

New Lib Dem candidate for Lewisham East

23 year old Ade Fatukasi has been selected as the new Liberal Democrat candidate for Lewisham East. This follows the Unite to Remain agreement between the Liberal Democrats and other Remain parties, which covers other constituencies. Ade, who was born and bred in Lewisham, had previously been sel...

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12th December: Vote Liberal Democrats to Stop Brexit

29 October, 2019

12th December: Vote Liberal Democrats to Stop Brexit

Following today’s announcement that there will be a Snap General Election on 12th December, the Liberal Democrats message to Lewisham voters is clear: Vote Lib Dem to Stop Brexit. Having topped the polls in the European Elections in Lewisham earlier this year, the Lib Dems are ready to elect its...

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New figures challenge Lewisham Labour’s commitment to affordable homes

28 October, 2019

New figures revealed in the London Assembly show Lewisham council has consistently failed to deliver the numbers of council and other affordable homes needed to address the borough’s housing crisis. This is despite the Labour’s group’s promise in its 2018 council manifesto to build 1,000 social h...

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Lewisham Lib Dems welcome growing opposition to Silvertown Crossing

24 October, 2019

Lewisham Liberal Democrat campaigner Chris Maines has welcomed a 'U' turn by neighbouring Greenwich Council, which has now objected to the Mayor of London Silvertown Crossing plan which would drive a new motorway under the River Thames. Planned as a private finance initiative the toll tunnel woul...

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Tories starve Lewisham and Greenwich Hospitals of nearly £2 million

14 October, 2019

Tories starve Lewisham and Greenwich Hospitals of nearly £2 million

The local Liberal Democrats have slammed the Tories as “heartless” for starving the NHS of vital cash after revealing that Lewisham and Greenwich Healthcare NHS Trust paid £1,853,752 in interest on outstanding debt over the last three years.

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Let us be heard - Sat 19th Oct

03 October, 2019

Let us be heard - Sat 19th Oct

People's Vote campaigners have been urging Lewisham's residents to turn out in force for the march against Brexit on Saturday 19th October. Lewisham Liberal Democrats will be joining them and hundreds of thousands of others marching under the banner 'Let Us Be Heard'. It could turn out to be the ...

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